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Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.
Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in 190 countries and territories.
Discover’s vision is to be the leading direct bank and payments partner and its mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they achieve a brighter financial future.
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.
The Director of Infrastructure Engineering will have oversight of the Automation, Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) and Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CICD) technologies and will be responsible for leading and delivering the vision & execution of key technologies within the Infrastructure landscape. Discover is committed to Agile ways of working and is adopting Devops widely to deliver enterprise class solutions securely and @Speed. This key leadership role will be responsible for providing infrastructure products and services that are foundational to developing and operating cloud based solutions efficiently while delivering a great customer experience.
Automation, ESM and CICD products are foundational to enabling a great experience for our engineers and service operation team members, which in turn focusses their attention on delivering experiences that delight our customers and business partners. This leadership opportunity is for a thought leader in Infrastructure Management and Automation, who at their core is also a developer advocate. They are a customer focused servant leader who works with their team and with teams across discover to ensure we are helping create a brighter future for our team members and customers.
R e s pon si bi li t i e s:
Products delivered in this area will include Automation, CICD and ESM platforms used by teams across Business Technology to develop, deploy and operate applications required for their Value Streams.
Engage Application Development, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure and Cyber Security teams to develop and implement an effective product roadmap
Provide cutting edge solutions to development teams which will enable faster time to market, improve change success rates, improved availability and MTTR .
Lead the development and implementation of the Enterprise CICD roadmap
Partners with product teams across Infrastructure and Application Development to identify and implement opportunities to drive broader adoption of ESM and automation solutions
Accountable for professional development of engineers within this product area
Promote engineering mindset throughout the team while establishing automation best practices & solutions
Accountable for managing labor and non-labor financial plans for this product area
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, information technology or a related field required.
8+ years of experience in information technology, engineering, networking or a related field.
4+ years of people management experience.
4+ years of experience with cloud platforms,
Experienced deploying Infrastructure as Code and is well versed in Devops practices
Knowledge of automation tools including Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, vRA, vRO, ServiceNow orchestrator
Expertise implementing Enterprise Systems Management solutions such as AppDynamics, Moogsoft, Autosys
Knowledge of Site Reliability Engineering Concepts \
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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law) . We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.